World Breastfeeding Week
Each year, from 1-7 August, countries, organizations and nutrition champions celebrate World Breastfeeding Week all over the world to raise awareness around the importance of breastfeeding as a fundament of good nutrition, food security and reduction of inequalities.
The SUN Movement has developed a digital communications toolkit in support of World Breastfeeding Week, which seeks to:
- Amplify countries' breastfeeding initiatives.
- Support countries in raising awareness on the importance of breastfeeding.
- Call on all stakeholders to support breastfeeding as part of good nutrition, food security and reduction of inequalities;
- Call on governments, health workers and the baby food industry to end exploitative formula milk marketing and fully implement and abide by the Breastmilk Code requirements.